General Resources

  • Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health - To advance the principles and practices of integrative healthcare within academic institutions. The Consortium provides its institutional membership with a community of support for their academic missions and a collective voice for influencing change. 
  • Center Institute for Research & Education in Integrative Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center - A comprehensive website provides Institute-led and other field research resources in Integrative Medicine.
  • Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine, website for UCLA clinicians and scholars working across the disciplines of medicine, public health, psychology, psychiatry, the arts and business and dedicated to a vision of building a 21st century model of medicine and health promotion that integrates state-of-the-art science with traditional healing principles of compassion, community interaction, and self-regulation 
  • Grantmakers In Health A nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. 
  • National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine - National Institutes of Health offers a comprehensive web resource for professionals and consumers to help make informed health decisions related to integrative medicine.
  • Samueli Institute is a non-profit research organization supporting the scientific exploration of healing processes and their role in medicine, with the mission of transforming health care worldwide.
  • The Bravewell Collaborative - Developed by a group of physicians and philanthropists interested in expanding knowledge and awareness of integrative medicine, offers a compendium of studies focusing on the field’s philosophy, professional development, cost-effectiveness and best practices.
  • The Minneapolis Foundation Catalyst InitiativeCatalyst honors and fosters culturally authentic self-care practices to advance health and well-being.
  • University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine - Leading the transformation of health care by training a new generation of health professionals and by empowering individuals and communities to optimize health and wellbeing through evidence-based, sustainable, integrative approaches. 
  • YMCA Twin Cities George Wellbeing Center - Offers individual and group services in massage/bodywork, acupuncture, nutrition, mindfulness/meditation, and health coaching. The Center welcomes both Y members and the public. 

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